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FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 8:00pm EDT
out much enhanced numbers that enable would george bush to carry the statine though kerry did a job of turning out the vote in central city neighborhoods and on areas. and i am picking romny to narrowly win. and i think we may like ken blackwell may wait until november 17th to see what happens to the provisional ballots this is it a provision that leaves me uneasy, but that's the direction i move in. >> michael, we'll be following closely and we may bring you back to stee how well you did. >> if i wear a paper bag over my head, you will know i didn't do well. >> people suggested i should do that every week on the show and you can come and join me and we'll both be bagged. thank you for being here. >> thank you. who should get credit for ohio's economic improvement? should president obama or john csack and waiting for romney, who is speaking in colorado at a campaign stop and when he does, you will hear his comments live right here. humans -- even when we cross our t's and dot our i's, we still run into problems. namely, other humans. which is why, at liberty mutual insurance, auto p
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 9:00pm EDT
are neither red nor are blue. barack obama won the state last time by five points. george bush won it twice and bill clinton won it twice. we have a little advantage and it is that energy and enthusiasm that i talked about earlier that we see on the campaign trail. i think we have a good ground game in place. ultimately it is about the passion and heart of the volunteers. i spent a lot of time with them this year. i think we will win this. i think it will be close but i think at the end of the day there will be a victory in ohio and so goes ohio more than likely so goes the country. >> mike: certainly it has been that way time and time again. it is tight but tipping one way or the other is it the issue or emotion of the voters and just the intensity that will put, ohio, in the romney column? >> the concern here in ohio is although we are doing a little better than the national average as mary talked about earlier, things are still rough here in ohio. we are still on the wrong track. we still have a lot more potential we can achieve with leadership from washington. and people unders
FOX News
Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
this on a video. that alone is a big step forward. >> or on george bush. >> but that is out there on the internet. you can find that. this is a thing where i agree at the margins, president obama looking presidential. this is good for him. at the same time, hurricane are a better opportunity to make a mistake and hurt yourself than do lasting good. freezing the campaign in place, i'm not sure is beneficial to obama. romney had legitimate momentu momentum. we may not get polling for a few days. it will suspend polls to create the panic needle park for people in this room. they won't get a cross tab fixed. that is an issue. >> we get a poll a second around here. >> the national gallup poll that we get once a month. romney is a slight lead here. you have ohio. the latest rasmussen report has romney ahead. the real clear has president obama with lead in ohio. there is another ohio poll out today that is a tie. 49. it seems like president obama and romney were tied according to many polls. obama people claim he had a lead in ohio. changed the dynamic on the ground. >> we now have a rasmus
FOX News
Oct 29, 2012 6:00am EDT
. no one died in watergate. the president blaming george bush for the economy. the numbers tell a different store store then donald trump made the president an offer he couldn't refuse. donald trump picks up the phone when we call him in the top of the hour. >> i know some people are nervous about the storm about to hit the coast and our thoughts and prayers are with the people who finds themselves in harm's way. jenna shared her recipe with sharon, who emailed it to emily, who sent it to cindy, who wondered why her soup wasn't quite the same. the recipe's not the recipe... ohhh. [ female announcer ] ...without swanson. the broth cooks trust most when making soup. mmmm! [ female announcer ] the secret is swanson. introducing the new droid razr maxx hd by motorola. now more than ever droid does. starts with ground beef, unions, and peppers baked in a ketchup glaze with savory gravy and mashed russet potatoes. what makes stouffer's meatloaf best of all? that moment you enjoy it at home. stouffer's. let's fix dinner. >> gretchen: welcome back everyone. the president blames the bad ec
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
said george bush doesn't care about black people? how is nbc -- that is the picture right there. how is nbc going to control it? rickk rickk i am sorry, gretchen last one for hurricane katrina was 10 days after. at leastt. maybe 9/11 and 10 days after and let the city get its feet under itself before they went to this is a rushed job because the election is three days after. >> steve: is it a hurricane benefit or a concert for obama? >> gretchen: headlines this morning. he may be on obama's job council but supporting romney. paul otillini. he critized the president for not doing more to create jobs and a stimulus plan. the president's job's council hasn't met since january. >> eric: hits keep coming on lance armstrong. if he doped in the 2000 olympicses in sydney where he won the bronze. they will have to look at whether the eight year oat statue revision applies to lance armstrong or not. he was stripped of his 7 tour de frances. and the doping agency said he particular part in the most sophisticated scandal that cycling had ever seen. >> eric: hundai in trouble for overstating
FOX News
Oct 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, george h.w. bush in 1988 got big margins and carried states like michigan, ohio, california, in the four suburban counties outside philadelphia, he got 61% of the vote. zeroed out the democratic margin in the city of philadelphia. if you look at over the last 20 years, there's been a democratic trend in the affluent suburbs, and so president barack obama carried those four counties in pennsylvania with 57% of the vote if he carried the state. mitt romney grew up in bloomfield hills. >> a suburb of detroit. >> well, i grew up in the same area, went to the same high school so i'm quite familiar with it. he seems to be doing better. i if you look at the battleground poll -- the pew research poll where you have a big sample. so if you have a subsample you have some confidence the numbers are good. you see that romney, post-october 3rd debate, is carrying apparently statistically significant margins. people with incomes over over $75,000. barack obama carried them 15-49 in 2008. romney made bigger gains with the high income people than people in the lower income category. >> the swing over th
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
now, where a few thousand votes separated george w. bush and 2004 where john kerry and george w. bush were very close. and then you look at some of the built-in advantages republicans have in the state today, whether paul ryan being on the ticket. whether scott walker having won his recall election on june 5th and expanded his margin from 2010. reince priebus being chairman of the republican national committee. republicans are pretty fired up in wisconsin these days. bill: you mentioned 2004, here are the results, 50-49 kerry over bush. it was less than that. it was .35% of the total vote in the state. >> right. bill: so your point is well-taken. go back to 2008. i want to pop down to ohio because later tonight in the southwestern corner of the state, hamilton county, city of cincinnati, westchester, ohio, is the town. do you know who is from there? >> i don't know, somebody really cool. bill: house speaker john boehner is from westchester, ohio. they will have rudy giuliani and condoleezza rice and the list goes on and on later tonight. the reason they're doing that, steve, you
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. he's in charge of fema. what happened to george bush during katrina. >> gregg, what is happening now is that obamaitis. four or five good political days notwithstanding the tragedy that hit the northeast and the midwest. bottom line, there are two days left. but the issues of libya, the economy, have been off the table benefitting president obama. >> gregg: there have been so many news stories, about maybe not enough, that the handling of this thing by the white house and the president is incompetent, the libyan issue. >> what they're doing now is putting out disinformation to cover up -- >> gregg: it's got to hurt the president. >> look at the fox poll. on his handling of the job of libya, he's got the worst rating than on the economy. let me finish my point. half the people are saying that they believe that they were covering up purposely. the prop problem is romney president republicans. they've never said -- so therefore, because they're not saying it, the main stream media has a reason they don't have to cover it. >> gregg: so you can tell there is only 2 1/2 days left because t
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 4:00pm EDT
in a fair and balanced debate. brad blakeman is former assistant to george bush and jehmu green is fox news contributor. thanks for joining us. brad, i'll begin with you. an october surprise that no one was counting on. how did the candidates deal with this moving forward. nine days out? >> they must show empathy to those people in harm's way. life and property on the line for these folks. from virginia to new york. wear talking about a storm that can reach as far west as chicago. this is battleground state of ohio is someplace it could have an effect. you have to walk a fine line between being political and also being empathetic to the plight of americans. you have seen that with the romney campaign. they have turned their headquarters in many states into relief centers. they stood down from fund-raising. candidates themselves are not making appearances in these states. i think at a time when a week to go before the election. it's very important that we put first things first, it trumps the national election because it will take care of itself a week from tuesday. let's hope that
FOX News
Oct 27, 2012 1:00pm EDT
campaign. >> dana per recent na was the white house press secretary for the george w. bush administration. she is now a fox news host. >> you can imagine if he said, as commander-in-chief, it is important for me to stay back here at the white house. just imagine everybody would have thought, wow, how responsible. >> once the president made a statement, i'm not sure what he should have done. >> democrat, eleanor holmes thornton represents the district of columbia. >> obvious sit in mourning for several days and not go about our daily business. >> septembers', secretary of state hillary clinton suggests the attack was a spontaneous attack about the antiis lamb video. >> there is no justification, none at all, for responding to this video with violence. >> white house press secretary jake carney explicitly blames the video the next day. >> these proprosts -- proe protests were in reaction to a video. we have no information to suggest it was preplanned attack. >> later that day, at the transfer of a ceremony at joint base andrews, clinton talks again about the video. >> we have
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 1:00pm EDT
election. >> nor did he think it would be. this is the worst position since any incumbent since george w. bush and maybe jimmy carter. it's the testament to his ten as a tiana lot of the money he raised and spent that it resulted in a tie. megyn: it never actually ends in a tie. we will get a result and chris stirewalt will know it before any of us knows it. he will be on the fox news decision desk tuesday night and i'll be saying, what do you know, and he'll be saying, i can't talk now. >> there is always time for you, meg. >> shall we tell them what happened back in 2010. brett and i were about to go on the air and we weren't able to call like the biggest -- anyway it wound up going into the prompter, that's how we learned as we read it it came out. >> we like to keep you guessing, megyn, we like to keep you on your toes. >> thanks, chris. let's hope that doesn't happen on tuesday. >> promise. megyn: back now to the growing frustration and just heartbreak, heartbreak in some of the places hardest hit by the monster storm this week in the northeast. look at what the helicopters found in
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 4:00pm EST
mitt romney and paul ryan has made for moving back to the policies of president george w. bush. >> but your grandfather in the 36th race that things were better but things weren't great. they still weren't great. this is the kind of tempo this time around. do you think it will work? >> there is a lot of similarities. my grandfather in 1936 talked directly to the american people and said, look, i need four more years to keep us moving in the right direction. we are not there yet. we need to keep running in the right direction and he won in a huge land is land slide. >> neil: always a pleasure. rick santorum, with pennsylvania. it's even! m ] we already have a tv. would you like to know more abo it? yeah, but let me put my wife on speaker. hi! hi. it's led and it has great picture quality. i don't know... it's ultralim... maybe next year. you cod always put it on layaway and pay a little at a time. alright. we'll take it! ah! i love you! hmm! ahem. football. [ male announcer ] shop now. get the hottest brands on your list today... like the lg 55 inch led tv. and put it on layaway
FOX News
Oct 27, 2012 12:00pm EDT
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FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 9:00pm EDT
george bush the media would be screaming bloody murder. listen to the people suffering in the northeast tonight. >> fed up. fed up. this line. that line. what are we? is this america? >> we are here for you. and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure that you get all of the help that you need until you have rebuilt. >> we have no food. >> people trapped in here still. >> we pledge to h help those whose lives have been turned upside down. >> don't have anything, anywhere to go. i don't have no clothes. >> people here are still working. they are still looking for people. it's craze. >> we look out for one another and we don't leave anybody behind. >> nothing has been done here. >> where are you going go? you have no gas and no nothing. >> 22 years in my home and i lost it. >> and you have people saying i'm going to die. i'm going to guy. i wish i had the audio but i don't. >> sean hannity i would say that the same federal government that controls fema that can't preposition gasoline trucks near service station and preposition bottles and mres is the same federal gove
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
secretary who also served as white house chief of staff for ronald reagan and george h.w. bush explains why tuesday is all about the economy. >> i can tell you the most important thing about america has been through out its history its economy. we can't be strong militarily, diplomatically or in any other way and politically unless we are strong economically. we now have a debt to gdp that is just out of sight. we to figure out some way to deal with that. >> robert gray from the fox business network joins us this morning. what are we expecting from these jobs numbers? >> not a lot different than last month. keep in mind for october sandy not going to effect the numbers that much. we will see a lot of that next month. let's take a look. here are the estimates we are looking for. 8:30 eastern time these are the numbers 125,000 jobs created the unemployment rate to jump 7.9 percent. unemployment rate a big jump down 7.8 percent here. a couple of key things to watch. 125,000 right on. government not adding anything in there. they are looking for manufacturing jobs to contract but not by as much
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 1:00am EDT
biter. look at the polls in ohio, today barack obama is almost exactly where george w. bush was in the polls in ohio 8 years ago. look at the job approval ratings, barack obama's job approval rating is almost exactly where george w. bush's approval rating is. the only thing looking better for romney at this point is obama is worse off in the polls. george w. bush had a 1.5 percentage-point lead going into election day and right now it is even. >> greta: rick what is the best thing politically that governor romney is looking at right now, when looks at this and what is the best thing politically president obama is looking at when they look at what is winding down between now and tuesday? >> romney looks at the number among independents and also looks at the possibility of building this national lead and i think closing on the economy. closing with what works for him in terms of making the argument he is the candidate of change. he has to hope for a big weekend to turn things around a little bit in terms of the close and i think president obama has to feel good about how things developed
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 11:00am EDT
just before the election about george w. bush's then 24-year-old dui conviction. that was an example. you also raised the example of dan rather going after george w. bush about his military service. >> yeah. look i mean, what has two thumbs and thinks the mainstream media is liberal? this guy. it is an old argument and tired argument but not an untrue argument. it seems to me a lot of the mainstream media basically, they are working from the same cues that the same assumptions that the essentially the democratic party is working from. so in the weeks that the benghazi story has been unfolding and the president has been saying these really outrage justly untrue things about what you ordered, when he ordered it and got all the information outgoing back to susan rise how the cia operatives, basically our ambassador's bodyguards is flatly untrue and no one revisited that. the media is obsessing the war on women and binders and all of this, sort of nonsense about big bird and i think things are. doesn't mean they're insincere but where they get excited lines up with democrats. jon: it's a
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 2:00am EDT
not getting my $4.99. sometimes this can be good press. one thing that george bush did in 2004. he wrote a letter to my daughters and published in "glamour." just his words. such a good thing. if you control it, good opportunities. you can't control it. >> dana: they ask all the questions are loaded with hypocrisy. >> greg: remember when abe lincoln did "cosmo." >> bob: what is a mistake that was. can i borrow that magazine when i get my nails done? >> andrea: get a pedicure together? >> bob: i don't know what those are. your feet? man, that is disgusting. >> greg: coming up, five minutes, five political stories you can't live without. speaking of things you can't live without, i'll be back soon. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> bob: i never heard that song. who did that? >> greg: billy joel. >> bob: good for billy joel. lightning round in politics. we started this and we like it. start with eric. >> eric: president obama did it again. went to the well. listen to him in ohio. >> i understand that governor romney has had a tough time in ohio because he was against saving the auto industry. hard t
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 3:00am EST
numbers that enable would george bush to carry the statine though kerry did a job of turning out the vote in central city neighborhoods and on areas. and i am picking romny to narrowly win. and i think we may like ken blackwell may wait until november 17th to see what happens to the provisional ballots this is it a provision that leaves me uneasy, but that's the direction i move in. >> michael, we'll be following closely and we may bring you back to stee how well you did. >> if i wear a paper bag over my head, you will know i didn't do well. >> people suggested i should do that every week on the show and you can come and join me and we'll both be bagged. thank you for being here. >> thank you. who should get credit for ohio's economic improvement? should president obama or john csack and waiting for romney, who is speaking in colorado at a campaign stop and when he does, you will hear his comments live e e e e this bible changed the world. i'm kirk cameron. four hundred years ago our forefathers risked their lives to bring this bible to the shores of america. because it contained the prin
FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
george w. bush did in 2004. but we certainly expect a close and competitive election. >> bret: joe, back in ohio, you know a lot of people talk about enthusiasm. what are you seeing in the state of ohio enthusiasm wise? >> well, before the first debate, i thought that obama had almost put this election away. but he blew the first debate. it's hard to say how the hurricane impacted that. froze the race in place. there is less enthusiasm for obama this time for sure. romney has more than mccain had in 2008. >> bret: then in north carolina, what about the machine on both sides? >> we have had 1.4 million early voters. the obama organization never closed up shot from 2008. critical in north carolina. one thing that makes north carolina interesting is that it has the largest african-american population of any of the battleground states. >> bret: last word, craig. machine in wisconsin? >> yeah, well, wisconsin is the highest turn-out state of the battlegrounds and it's very organized, engaged mobilized state as we have been watching in the last two years. i think both sides know how to m
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 12:00am EDT
purple state, and neither red or blue . bum barack won it by five pointsnd george bush twice. and this year we are close to a dead heat. we have the energy and enthusiasm that we see on the campaign trail. ultimately it is the passion and heart of the volunteers. i spent time where i made calls. i think we are going to win this. and it is going to be close and there will be victory in ohio and so goes ohio and so goes the country. >> when you talk about it is tight, and tipping one way or the other. is it the issue or emotion of the voterss and intensity that you think will put ohio in the romney column. >> it is a top issue. jobs and the economy . the concern in ohio, although we are doing better than the national average thanks to mare yejohn cusack. we are still on the wrong track and we have more potential we can achieve with leadership from washington. i was with voters who are not republicans or democrats and first time going to a victory center. and they say we can't afford another four years like the last four. they are looking for opportunity for themselves and the kids. that'
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
numbers that enable would george bush to carry the statine though kerry did a job of turning out the vote in central city neighborhoods and on areas. and i am picking romny to narrowly win. and i think we may like ken blackwell may wait until november 17th to see what happens to the provisional ballots this is it a provision that leaves me uneasy, but that's the direction i move in. >> michael, we'll be following closely and we may bring you back to stee how well you did. >> if i wear a paper bag over my head, you will know i didn't do well. >> people suggested i should do that every week on the show and you can come and join me and we'll both be bagged. thank you for being here. >> thank you. who should get credit for ohio's economic improvement? should president obama or john csack and waiting for romney, who is speaking in colorado at a campaign stop and when he does, you will hear his does, you will hear his comments live e e e e customer erin swenson bought from us online today. so, i'm happy. sales go up... i'm happy. it went out today... i'm happy. what if she's not home? (together
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
$4.99. sometimes this can be good press. one thing that george bush did in 2004. he wrote a letter to my daughters and published in "glamour." just his words. such a good thing. if you control it, good opportunities. you can't control it. >> dana: they ask all the questions are loaded with hypocrisy. >> greg: remember when abe lincoln did "cosmo." >> bob: what is a mistake that was. can i borrow that magazine when i get my nails done? >> andrea: get a pedicure together? >> bob: i don't know what those are. your feet? man, that is disgusting. >> greg: coming up, five minutes, five political stories you can't live without. speaking of things you can't live without, i'll be back soon. [ male announcer ] do you have the legal protection you need? at legalzoom, we've created a better place to turn for your legal matters. maybe you want to incorporate a business you'd like to start. or protect your family with a will or living trust. legalzoom makes it easy withtep-by-step help when completing your personalized document -- or you can even access an attorney to guide you along. with an "a
FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 9:00am EDT
the tie tide. ultimately john kerry loss to george w bush. george bush was the incumbent president with you they say ohio under reports how the candidate is doing and there is plenty of room for mitt romney's ground game to put him over-the-top in ohio and get him to the 270 needed tuesday night. bill: back in the same part of virginia where they have been for the last couple of months. the president is giving his closing argument and using colin powell to do that. what is tkpwoef governor romney's closing argument? >> the intervention of hurricane sandy interrupted his driver reas much as he wanted to. it boils on you to bold, real change. mr. obama having been reelected wasn't able to keep many of the promises that he made. many of the policies that he put forth as a candidate didn't work as president. he has been emphasizing his bayh partisanship as governor of massachusetts trying to get swing voters in this race. we have ten battleground states that mitt romney plans to visit between now and tuesday night. he'll include in them pennsylvania and wisconsin, states that had been
FOX News
Oct 27, 2012 2:30pm EDT
republican territory, george h.w. bush in 1988 got big margins and carried states like michigan, ohio, california, in the four suburban counties outside philadelphia, he got 61% of the vote. zeroed out the democratic margin in the city of philadelphia. if you look at over the last 20 years, there's been a democratic trend in the affluent suburbs, and so president barack obama carried those four counties in pennsylvania with 57% of the vote if he carried the state. mitt romney grew up in bloomfield hills. >> a suburb of detroit. >> well, i grew up in the same area, went to the same high school so i'm quite familiar with it. he seems to be doing better. i if you look at the battleground poll -- the pew research poll where you have a big sample. so if you have a subsample you have some confidence the numbers are good. you see that romney, post-october 3rd debate, is carrying apparently statistically significant margins. people with incomes over over $75,000. barack obama carried them 15-49 in 2008. romney made bigger gains with the high income people than people in the lower income categ
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 2:00pm EST
and buck stops with him. the buck stopped with george bush after 9/11. if you are commander in chief you are responsible with what goes on with the military. having said that, i do take exception, they haven't said this but somehow barack obama knew this was going to happen and stood by and allowed it to happen. what may come may come. when you are accuse the president you are accusing him of treason. it would be hard to accuse of any president of specifically and purposely standing by and putting americans in harm's way. there a distinction to be made there. i do agree with the larger point. if we do have answers we should have them. >> that is not at all what the many response critics are saying. the intelligence failure was the explanation the administration has offered up. but it turns out the early intelligence was right. while the attack was taking place for those six hours, there were cables sent that suggest they knew this was al-qaeda related. it turns out it most certainly was. they got it right. one of remaining questions, why did this white house take this implausible pos
FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
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FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 4:00pm EDT
referring to. we saw george bush saying he stayed away from the area around katrina because of that reason and bush suffered terribly for that decision but governor christie has welcomed president obama today so no one complaining about that in new jersey. >>neil: in new jersey. the rest of the state...i don't know, if obama was offering help, i would take it. thank you, byron. the president is in atlantic city with governor chris christie and he should be speaking shortly, fema officials are there and other top officials. rick, what do you see there? rick: incredible devastation in this community and many more up and down the new jersey coastline this is one of hundreds of homes that was damaged, some of them destroyed. you can see in this guy's front door and see the pool table covered with several feet of ground. >>neil: i will come back do you, but, now, with the president. >> we are surveying the damage up and down the new jersey coastline, we want to show the president that personally, and i had an opportunity to see and discuss it at length, and, then, going over to the shelt
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
market that if barack obama had the same amount of people looking for work as when george bush was president. left presidency, we would have a 10.6 unemployment rate. it's far worse than it looks. >> gretchen: what about this u 6 unemployment rate being 14.6% for october. what's u 6? >> that is everyone who is looking for work part timers, all the people in the workforce rather than just eliminating a lot of people who simply stopped looking. the u-6 some people think it's the real unemployment rate. i mean, i don't think there is any perfect number to read this and we have always used u-3. u-6 i think tells you a little more these days about what's going on in the economy. >> gretchen: if you don't have a job it's 100% unemployment rate so it's all relative. >> that's right. >> gretchen: adjusted unemployment rate unemployment rate of labor force equal to january of 2009 when president obama came. in would actually be 10. a%, correct? >> i think 10.5, 10.6, yeah. very high. you have a bunch of people coming that the market every month that have to be met. i think it's 120,000. cer
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Oct 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
sway his way. at what point does he bring up the, well you remember when president george w bush took off with the sur plus and -- surplus. do people even care at this point? they say i don't care. my wallet is at a deficit. >> i don't know that most people are particularly interested with what the economy is like. is like four or eight years ago. it is exactly as you say. how am i doing now, and how am i going to do in the future as opposed to if you got it worse from bush. he is not running against bush. he is running against romney who staked out his own territory. ii think he has to address the economy right now and going forward. and then excuses don't really sell at this point. >> susan, you always break it down with great analysis and perspective. we do appreciate you. want to remind everybody that you can read her syndicated column in newspapers across the country every wednesday and friday. >>> right now hurricane sandy is bearing down on the east coast. the impact from the monster storm is expected to stretch for hundreds and hundreds of miles as it makes its way up the
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Oct 28, 2012 12:00pm EDT
? he went to las vegas. i would have thought george bush, bill clinton, they would not have left the white house until they he find out what happened. also remember after bin laden was killed we sawal of these photo the president in the situation room and who was there and what they were doing. why don't we see those photos now you and what he was doing when the attack was being care relationshipped out? >> the spokesman for the national security council said neither the president nor any one else at the white house denied requests for help to benghazi. where does that leave you to suspect the answer the decision was made to stand down? was it internally at the cia. we have heard from secretary clinton and secretary panetta. i have not seen the director of the cia speak about this publicly. do you think he is the one who has the answers. >> shannon, my understanding is director petraeus his office put out a statement yesterday saying that no one at the cia ever denied a request for support.s yo general petraeus is saying he is not the one who denied it. if the president gave the orde
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Oct 31, 2012 1:00pm EDT
of america much like they attacked george bush with katrina. bush made the same phone calls that the president is making now except to the governor of louisiana and the mayor of new orleans, all turned down his help. and the rest is history. but they are trying to play politics with all of this and global warming, they are trying to blame somehow in the future to elect him these things won't happen. all the while they forget their president barack obama cut fema. megyn: the folks who are opposing governor romney in this race are talking about he wants to abolish fema. he wants to get rid of fema because of an answer he gave during a debate to john king of cnn talking about how we need to make cuts in certain programs and talked about our debt. that's my own characterization of it. he's right. fema is kinds of a catchall. a lot of times it's under turned. knowing they will have to get more money to in fact fund it. when they do that all these happy members of congress are glad to put every pork barrel project in the world into it they couldn't get vote on in a regular lay in washi
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Nov 4, 2012 4:00am EST
, and neither red or blue . bum barack won it by five points and george bush twice. and this year we are close to a dead heat. we have the energy and enthusiasm that we see on the campaign trail. ultimately it is the passion and heart of the volunteers. i spent time where i made calls. i think we are going to win this. and it is going to be close and there will be victory in ohio and so goes ohio and so goes the country. >> when you talk about it is tight, and tipping one way or the other. is it the issue or emotion of the voterss and intensity that you think will put ohio in the romney column. >> it is a top issue. jobs and the economy . the concern in ohio, although we are doing better than the national average thanks to mare yejohn cusack. we are still on the wrong track and we have more potential we can achieve with leadership from washington. i was with voters who are not republicans or democrats and first time going to a victory center. and they say we can't afford another four years like the last four. they are looking for opportunity for themselves and the kids. that's what i
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Nov 4, 2012 10:00am EST
said he wanted to respond to it right away. former deputy assistant to george w. bush and green is the former president of the women's media certainty and fox news contribut contributor. good to talk to you on this sunday morning. let me start with you. what was your reaction to all of that? >> look, martha, it was an o off-the-cuff remark at a dotv rally. not the most presidential statement he could have made, but what really matters the voters pay attention the voters on tuesday the opening statement is polar opposite to his closing argument. they don't know who this man is. if they are voting for revenge or retaliation over some of the egregious things we have seen in this campaign go for it whether it is telling people to self support, whether it is telling workers auto workers that the jobs are going to be shipped overseas which is plate tant lives there are frustrations out there that is understandable. mitt romney said who let the dogs out. >> i agree with you when we are on the campaign trail maybe a slip of the tongue. i guess the reason it has gotten so much attention is
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Nov 4, 2012 12:00pm EST
suburbs, where mitt romney is coming, to bucks county, where george w. bush almost won in 2008. came very close to beating ker three. that's where romney thinks he will peel away the voters to beat obama. >> do you think we could wake up wednesday morning and learn of an -- november surprise in pennsylvania? is that a possibility? >> i think that it is not impossible, or if it was impossible, i don't think the romney camp would be spending the time and resources we have seen them go up on the air. we seen the g.o.p. super pacs on the air. do i think it's going to happen? probably not. i think that obottommal squeak out a 2 to 3 to 4-point win in pennsylvania. but it's not impossible that we wake up and see a romney win. >> why bill clinton and not joe biden? >> that's a good question. boud bide was supposed to come to scranton. the storm sidelined that. and so, biden would have done some of the same. but pennsylvanians love bill clinton. they have always loved him. they love his wife. he is the closer. he's the one it send in for the final argument. >> it lg will be interesting. thank you
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Nov 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
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Oct 28, 2012 8:00pm EDT
happened with george w. bush's reputation, it's impacted other politicians along the way. let's talk now about the actual event itself. george is a storm chaser. george, have you ever seen-- first of all, it's such a late season hurricane and it's meeting with the arctic air from canada and the low pressure system coming from the west. what's going to -- what's going to happen. first of all, what's it like where you are and what's going to happen? >> well, right now, i'm similar to the weather system from canada, i'm on myself on my way from canada. it's calm right now. getting near the pa-new jersey border getting into position to go down near the water in jersey or long island and i've never seen anything quite like this. been through about 16 hurricanes, including katrina, rita and ike and although this isn't the most powerful storm i've been in, it's certainly the largest and i'm curious to see what's going to happen because it's not often you see this type of combination of weather systems, impacting a pop litted area. >> mike: . >> geraldo: so, george, i hear it's going to be 800 m
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Oct 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
record and whether it is a return to the policies of george w. bush. >>guest: chris, it is simple why governor romney is doing so were better in ohio. people are focused on the economy and jobs and mitt romney has a land that is pro growth and pro jobs and president obama doesn't. when you look at the last four years they are disappointed. we are living through the weakest economic recovery since the great depression, there are 22 million americans struggling to find works and 3.5 million more women in poverty. take home pay has gone down $4,300 per family. president obama has the glossy brochure and i have looked at that brochure and i layed this role of obama during the debate preparation and it is more of the same. you can argue we need to do more of the same but it hasn't worked and it hasn't worked by president obama's own measurement, saying unemployment would be 15 percent lower if we passed the stimulus package. he said economic growth today would be two-thirds higher than it is. so, it hasn't worked. the one thing he does have in his new proposal is to raise taxes. yes, he wa
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Oct 28, 2012 2:00pm EDT
is simply return to the policies of george w. bush. >> chris, it is pretty simple why governor romney s doing so much better in ohio. people are focused on the economy and jobs and mitt romney has got a plan that is progrowth, projobs to turn this thing around and president obama doesn't. when people look at the last four years they are disappointed. they must be. we are living through the weakest economic recovery since the great depression. there are 22 million americans struggling to find work. 3.5 million more women in poverty. take home pay has gone down 4300 bucks per family on average. we are headed in the wrong direction. president obama, your' right he has a glossy new you brochure. i looked at that brochure and i played this role of obama during debate prep and it is more of the same. you can argue that we need to do more of the same but it hasn't worked and it hasn't worked by president obama's own when he surements. he said unemployment would be 50% lower today than it is if we just passed the stimulus package. he said economic growth would be two thirds higher than
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Nov 4, 2012 6:00am EST
election, 7.9%, and president carter had 7.5, was not reelected. george herbert walker bush, 7.3, not reelected. so this is a daunting number for the chicago team, isn't it? >> yeah, really is. i mean, i was looking at data all the way back to franklin roosevelt's presidency, steve and no president has been reelected since fdr with an unemployment rate above 7.5, i think ronald reagan, reelected 7.4% when reagan was reelected so this is a daunting task for president obama to say, look, reelect me even though we've got nearly 8% unemployment and don't forget this unemployment rate has been at or above 8% now for about three and a half years. >> steve: very long. of course, the number one reason people are going to the polls on tuesday, the economy. steven, wall street journal, thank you for joining us mrif from d.c. >> great to be with you. >> steve: straight ahead a stunning endorsement on this sunday morning about to be revealed. nearly 500 former military a admirals and generals poised to endorse mitt romney. and our next guest says that president obama is about to lose florida, and
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Oct 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
morning to you. >> good morning, steve. >> steve: let's go back to george herbert walker bush, president 41, he lost because? >> he got hit with a poor economy and it's unfortunate, if you look in the fourth quarter of 1992, actually we grew at 4%. if that election had been a few weeks later, he probably would have won. he was at 90% in the polls 18 months before that and then the recession hit, but we started coming out of it, he just was the product of bad fortune, i think, more than anything and clinton was a good candidate. >> steve: nick, i think you're avoiding the elephant in the room. what about ross perot, a texas businessman who came from nowhere, shot up in the polls and wind up with 19% of the-- >> 19%. >> steve: and eventually from george bush. >> exactly the largest third party candidacy in the 20th century. had perot probably not been in the race, i think that bush would have been reelected and that's kind after historical abberation with bush losing. >> steve: let's talk about jimmy carter, lousy economy and plus the iranian hostages. >> he ran into a bad econo
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Nov 1, 2012 1:00pm EDT
speech writer for george w. bush. he broke if the news on the briefing on september 10. also simon rosenberg. he's the former campaign adviser to bill clinton. gentlemen, welcome back. catherine has broken this news. it's a classified cable. but she is our chief intelligence correspondents and she has done great reporting on this story and many others. she says that they were warning -- they were saying we need extra help. they were saying the libyan mission cannot be trusted. they were saying the died are related groups are becoming more brazen and they have little fear of reprisal. now, you confirmed with the administration that the president was briefed about 9/11 attacks the day before. where does that leave us? >> the question becomes what was he briefed on about libya in that meeting. there is nothing listed for september 10, 2012. but an official confirmed he did have that briefing on 9/11 threats and mitigation efforts. the question becomes in light of catherine's reporting that there were multiple warnings coming through the system that al qaeda was swarming over benghazi,
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
in columbus? >> the changing demographics in columbus, obama won it convincingly in 2008, and george w. bush won it in 2004 with a strong showing in the southeast. it looks as if the romney forces have secured the base in the southeast and going up in the western part of the state and same for president obama in the northeast, and so it is a battle for the center part of the state and 19 counties that make up their part of the state and it is all about the ground game. gretchen, let me say real quick. in 1976, jimmie carter won ohio by 11,200 odd votes and less than one vote for precinct. in 2004 bush won 118,000 and we would have a president carry. that is how close it is right now. >> gretchen: that's how important one vote will be. thank you for your time. >> good to be with you, gretchen. >> gretchen: top lawmakers stepped up questions on who knew what on benghazi. judge napolitano on that next. massive chunk of atlantic city famed boardwalk simply washed away in the storm. we'll have that next. [ female announcer ] you can make macaroni & cheese without freshly-made pasta. you c
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Oct 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
: starting today. >> alisyn: we want to bring in karl rove, former chief advisor to george w. bush. nice to see you long time. doing well. you're going to help us look at the electoral college and we hear it's about ohio can't make it to the white house without winning ohio. >> there are other ways, but in order to get to ohio first, you have to get to three and then two. the three states that you have to get to before you get to ohio are florida, north carolina, and-- are indiana, north carolina and virginia, three historically republican states that president obama won and then you've got to win florida, which has 29 electoral college votes, you get those four states, indiana nobody considers to be a battle ground, if romney gets the three states, florida, north carolina, virginia, then he's set up for, you know, going to ohio, those three states look pretty good. north carolina out of contention, florida looks pretty good. you know, florida four years ago, they had the ballot requests four years ago in florida, the democrats had a 7 point advantage, 45% of the absentee ballot requests
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